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A number of clergy in the Diocese of Orange have been accused of sexual abuse, including 26 perpetrators in Santa Ana. The Independent Compensation Program has been established to compensate victims/survivors of sexual abuse committed by priests in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and several Dioceses, including the Diocese of Orange. If you are a survivor of clergy sexual abuse in Santa Ana, contact DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo today. Our Santa Ana clergy abuse lawyers can assist you with your claim and help you pursue full and fair compensation for the injuries you have suffered.
The Independent Compensation Program is an independent settlement program being run by two nationally recognized claims administrators. The goal of the program is to acknowledge the wrongs that clerical sexual abuse survivors have suffered and the failure of the Dioceses to prevent that harm and provide support for victims/survivors abused as minors by priests of the following, collectively known as the Dioceses:
The administrators of the program review all claims on a rolling basis, request additional documentation if necessary, process, evaluate, and make a determination on each claim, and authorize a payout for each claim determined to be valid.
If you have been abused as a minor by a priest in one of the Dioceses listed above, you may be eligible for compensation under the program. You also may be eligible if:
A total of 26 Diocese of Orange clergy accused of sexual abuse have been located in Santa Ana, including the following:
Whether you are a survivor of clergy sexual abuse or you survived abuse as a child, you may be entitled to claim compensation for the injuries you have suffered. Our experienced personal injury attorneys in Orange County can help determine if you are eligible to file a claim, handle the paperwork, protect your rights and interests, and tenaciously pursue the compensation you deserve. We strongly advise that you do not accept compensation under the Independent Compensation Program without first speaking with a Santa Ana priest abuse lawyer. When you accept payment from the program, you are waiving your rights to file a civil claim against any party in relation to the sexual abuse at any time in the future.
Call us right away at (714) 783-2205 for a free consultation if you are a clergy sexual abuse survivor in Santa Ana. Our Santa Ana clergy abuse lawyers can help.